3 Jn 1-4; Introduction; John greets Gaius saying he prays for him and was rejoicing of the feedback he received about him. John has no greater joy than to hear his children are walking in the truth.
3 Jn 1.5-12; Instruction; John instructs him to support the people he sent him. A man named Diotrephes is causing trouble in the church. John instructs him to imitate good. Those who do good are from God.
3 Jn 1.13-15; Close; John prefers to speak in person and he hopes to see them soon. He ends with peace.